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Ensuring Multi-Cloud Zero Trust with Kion

Austin Fuller

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Challenges Implementing Zero Trust

Implementing Zero Trust in a multi-cloud environment presents unique challenges. Complexity arises from managing services, applications, and databases, each with distinct access controls. The dynamic nature of cloud resources, which can be quickly scaled up or down, complicates maintaining a static security posture, requiring resource-intensive continuous monitoring. Proper Identity and Access Management (IAM) is vital but challenging due to the sheer number of users and resources involved. Additionally, there is frequently a skills gap that exacerbates these issues; many organizations lack the specialized expertise needed to implement and sustain a Zero Trust model effectively.

A Solution for Zero Trust

Kion addresses the challenges of implementing Zero Trust in multi-cloud environments through a multi-faceted approach. Kion’s continuous monitoring detects any changes that violate Zero Trust policies, ensuring real-time compliance. Its Zero Trust policy enforcement works seamlessly across multiple cloud providers, simplifying the complexity of managing diverse cloud services. Role-based access controls via Kion’s cloud access roles ensure least-privilege access, streamlining Identity and Access Management (IAM) across intricate multi-cloud landscapes. Kion’s organizational chart provides a unified view of all cloud resources, indicating where Zero Trust policies have been applied or are lacking. By offering engineers a single platform to work across AWS, Azure, and GCP, Kion effectively bridges the skills gap.

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About the Author

Austin Fuller

Austin has nearly a decade of experience in enterprise software and cybersecurity and is an AWS-certified cloud practitioner.

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